News - June 2020

Viking Link Converter Station Site Access Road Construction Begins

The Viking Link team and our contractors have been busy preparing for the start of the interconnector construction phase, scheduled to commence this summer. Work is planned to start from the 1st July 2020, to construct the access road to the converter station site at Bicker from the A52, close to the village of Donington. Works will be carried out by Siemens and their subcontractors; Ian Farmer Associates, who will be undertaking survey works and NMCN, who will be constructing the access road.

Green loan speeds race to net zero

As we work to help the UK reach its net zero target by 2050, find out how securing a $743m green loan will help us power 1.4 million homes with renewable energy. We’ve secured a green loan worth $743 million to finance the Viking Link interconnector. This 765km undersea electricity cable will connect Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire and Revsing in South Jutland, Denmark to enable us to share clean energy. Once complete, it will be able to supply renewable energy to 1.4 million homes, representing a significant step in the UK’s journey to net zero.

Munck Piping installing cables for the Viking Link project in Denmark

Munck Piping have won the contract for onshore cable installation.